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Old 01-11-2013, 06:02 PM   #1
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GFCI question


Since my electrician friend hasn't responded to me yet, and Google has been fruitless, maybe you guys can help me out!

I have three plugs coming from a Fluval Spec V - lights, filter, and heater. They run to a GFCI outlet, but there are only two sockets on that outlet. Would a standard 6-plug adapter work on this outlet and still keep GFCI protection?

This is the type of "adapter" I'm talking about: http://amzn.to/VtOhsq
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:43 PM   #2
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Yes. Absolutely.
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Thanks!
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:12 AM   #4
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Yes, just to reinforce. The GFCI will function the same if there is one thing plugged in or you run 400 things (don't do the second).
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And if it's wired first in a series of outlets in your home it protects them also. It protects everything downstream of it.
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